Candidate Information

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • Petitioning may not begin until Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  Due to the holiday closure of Town Hall on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, the Candidate’s Packet, including the petition paperwork, is available now from the Town Clerk’s office by those who are interested in running.  View some information from the packet below. 
  • The Town Clerk’s Office has scheduled an informational meeting for candidates interested in running for the Board of Trustees on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room at Town Hall.  This meeting is not mandatory, however, information will be provided from the Secretary of State’s Office regarding the Colorado Campaign and Financial Practices Act as well as other important candidate information.
  • Each petition requires a minimum of ten signatures from registered electors within the boundaries of the Town of Erie.  Registered electors may only sign one petition for the Mayoral candidacy and up to three petitions for the Board of Trustees candidates (only one signature per candidate).  Completed petitions must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 22, 2018 with the Town Clerk’s Office.  This is the last day for candidates to be included on the April 3rd ballot.
  • Candidates who have completed their petitions are invited to a Town Hall-101 to learn more about the Town, meet and talk with Department Directors and ask questions about projects and other topics that may come up during their campaign.  This event will be held on Friday, January 26 at the Erie Community Center from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m

Information from Candidate Packet

Colorado Municipal League Candidate Video